Santa Fe Chicken-Tortellini Casserole

Serves: 6
Total Calories: 351


1 package (9 ounces) refrigerated cheese tortellini
3 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
2 cups broccoli flowerets
1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1 medium red bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
3/4 cup milk
3/4 cup ready-to-serve chicken broth
1 teaspoon ground cumin
4 cups cut-up cooked chicken
3/4 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese (3 ounces)
1/2 cup shredded Colby cheese (2 ounces)
1/2 cup , crushed tortilla chip


1. Heat oven to 325°. Grease 3-quart casserole. Cook and drain tortellini as directed on package. Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Cook broccoli, onion and bell pepper in oil about 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until crisp-tender. Remove broccoli mixture from skillet.

2. Cook flour and remaining 2 tablespoons oil in same skillet over low heat, stirring constantly, until smooth. Stir in milk, broth and cumin. Heat to boiling over medium heat, stirring constantly remove from heat. Stir in chicken, Monterey Jack cheese, tortellini and broccoli mixture. Spoon into casserole.

3. Bake uncovered 25 to 35 minutes or until hot in center. During last several minutes of baking, sprinkle with Colby cheese and tortilla chips bake until cheese is melted.

wing it!
Broken chips at the bottom of the chip bag are perfect for topping off this casserole. You also can place whole chips in a resealable plastic bag and crush them with a rolling pin.

1 SERVING: Calories 485 (Calories from Fat 245) Fat 27g (Saturated 9g) Cholesterol 140mg Sodium 430mg Carbohydrate 21g (Dietary Fiber 2g) Protein 39g * % DAILY VALUE: Vitamin A 40% Vitamin C 54% Calcium 28% Iron 16% * DIET EXCHANGES: 1 Starch, 1 Vegetable, 3 Medium-Fat Meat * CARBOHYDRATE CHOICES: 1 1/2

From "Betty Crocker's Dinner Made Easy With Rotisserie Chicken." Text Copyright 2004 General Mills. Used with permission of the publisher, Wiley Publishing, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 6
Total Calories: 351
Calories from Fat: 145

This Santa Fe Chicken-Tortellini Casserole recipe is from the Betty Crocker Rotisserie Chicken Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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